David Finch

David Finch

Picture This Productions

Montréal, Canada

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September 2015
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About David

Native-Canadian ( Nehiyawak First Nation) producer/director and principal at Picture This Productions, with credits spanning over 20 years of award-winning productions for television, for domestic and international distribution and broadcast.


  • Watchers of the North

    Watchers of the North (2013)
    Television (Documentary) Director, Producer, Writer Watchers of the North is an upcoming six-part APTN miniseries chronicling the daily lives of the Canadian Rangers, one of the most intriguing military regiments in the Canadian Forces.

  • The Invisible Red Thread

    The Invisible Red Thread (2012)
    Film by Maureen Marovitch (Documentary) Producer The Invisible Red Thread follows fifteen year old Vivian Lum from Canada to China to discover the land she was adopted from in 1995. She returns to her birth city and orphanage and also meets Shumin Zhu, a locally adopted teen girl. The girls compare lives as the film explores the ripple effects of China's Family Planning Policy. The Invisible Red Thread travels the twists of fate that brought these girls to very different worlds, and the ties that still connect Vivian to China. Written by Anonymous

  • A Modern Castle

    A Modern Castle (2011)
    Film (short) by David Finch (Documentary) Director The Canadian Museum of Nature has been a beloved Ottawa landmark for decades and was the birthplace of Canada's national museums. But the imposing 100-year-old heritage building needed a major overhaul to restore it to its original splendor. A Modern Castle presents the history and architecture of this beautiful building and follows the team tasked with the monumental project of modernizing it for the 21st century - all under the silent watch of the ghost of the original architect. Written by Maureen Marovitch

  • Bend & Break

    Bend & Break (2008)
    Film by Jordan Crowder (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Producer, Thanks BEND & BREAK explores young relationships and the cluelessness of men in search of direction. Set in beautiful Montréal, a group of twenty-somethings struggle through the misguided awkwardness that comes with early romance. Bryce meets a French girl one day in the city. Jules runs into an old flame he has secretly been in love with for years. Blake realizes that his friend's sister is suddenly "all grown up" and these young men are forced to come to grips with the unknown... women. In the quirky vein of "Diner" and "The Brothers McMullen," this ensemble-driven comedy will endear itself to anyone who has suffered and savored being a young adult. Written by Big Idea Pictures

  • Still Longshots

    Still Longshots (2007)
    Film by Maureen Marovitch (Documentary) Director Still Longshots follows four at-risk young people through a video-making workshop. Beat, 24, has been off and on the streets since age 13 and is finally trying to leave the dangerous world of dealing drugs for good. Meanwhile, his pal David, 19, finds the quick cash of dealing dope all too alluring. Despite showing talent behind the camera, he drops out of the video workshop to become a downtown "street boss." Dave Z., 23, is a fiercely independent former heroin addict who credits his love for his dog with helping him quit. Edith is 19, on her own, and dealing with her epilepsy. She is in her first apartment after a youth spent in foster homes. Learning to make videos about their lives becomes a creative healing process for these young people. Rounding out the experience is the chance to meet a group of former street kids who did a similar workshop more than a decade earlier. The younger group spends a weekend with Carrie, now 32, who lost custody of her children because of heroin ... Written by Picture This Productions

  • Redeemable in Merchandise

    Redeemable in Merchandise (2003)
    Film (short) by David Finch (Comedy and Drama) Director, Producer

  • Out in the City

    Out in the City (2002)
    Television (Documentary) Director

  • When Two Won't Do

    When Two Won't Do (2002)
    Film by Maureen Marovitch (Documentary) Director, Producer It takes viewers on an intimate road trip across North America - from a polyamory conference in the Catskills, a swingers' convention in Las Vegas, to long-term multipartner families in California. Along the way, the filmmakers try to learn from these relationship veterans, while navigating their own fledgling polyamorous relationships. The results are as giddy, painful, sad and loving as real life tends to be. Written by Anonymous

  • Dogs with Jobs

    Dogs with Jobs (2001)
    Television (Documentary) Director Heart warming stories of dogs around the world doing what they were bred to do, and touching lives in the process. The jobs include everything from acting, herding sheep, providing mental and physical therapy, working with fire and police departments, the list goes on. It's a nice, simple show with a simple premise but it's heartwarming and family-friendly. Written by mythreesense

  • The Canadians

    The Canadians (2000)
    Television (Biography) Director, Cinematographer Biographies of famous/historical Canadian figures.

  • Cul de sac

    Cul de sac (2000)
    Film (short) by Maureen Marovitch (Drama and Adventure) Director, Producer Fanny and her best friend, Sonia are street-kids, newly arrived in Montreal from a small town. The first weeks are fun and deliciously dangerous. The girls are far away from authority, school and Fanny's mother's boyfriend. But after several weeks of coasting downtown, what happens on a joyride with no exit ramp in sight? Written by <picturep@total.net>

  • Louis Cyr, the Father of Strength

    Louis Cyr, the Father of Strength (1999)
    Film by David Finch (Documentary) Director

  • La Bolduc

    La Bolduc (1998)
    Film by David Finch (Documentary) Director

  • Quebec Express

    Quebec Express (1997)
    Film by Maureen Marovitch Director

  • Backroads

    Backroads (1996)
    Film by David Finch (Documentary) Director, Producer

  • Longshots

    Longshots (1994)
    Film by Maureen Marovitch (Documentary) Director, Writer We track a rocky summer in the lives of six street youths as they learn to make videos in an effort to get themselves off the streets.

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